Category Archives: Gratitude

Out of the Shadows

This photo of Allie starting longingly outside sums up how I was feeling this winter.  Wanting to be outside but yet needing my solitude.  Wanting to hide yet to be seen.  It was a contradiction on so many levels.  I … Continue reading

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49 Lessons Learned by 49

I turn 49 today and quite honestly that number is so strange to me.  My mother is supposed to be 49, not me!  I sure don’t feel it and most people tell me I don’t look it either, whatever that … Continue reading

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Vulnerability…Rocks

When I wrote the draft of my last post, I had an introductory paragraph that explained why I was writing the post.  My lovely friend Amy edited my post and suggested I eliminate that paragraph or move it somewhere else … Continue reading

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Some Days…

Some days… the road seems long with no end in sight and then you remember, there is no destination, just the journey you get a phone call with news that someone you love is in the hospital, side effects from … Continue reading

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Your beautiful heart

Run my dear From anything That may not strengthen  Your precious budding wings. Run like hell my dear, From anyone likely To put a sharp knife Into the sacred, tender vision of your beautiful heart.   ~ Hafiz   I … Continue reading

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Personal Space

She fell into my lap putting her luggage in the overhead, then turned with a startled look, “I’m so sorry, I didn’t even see you there” He spilled his glass of Sprite with ice on the tray table in front … Continue reading

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Gratitude Week – Day 5

These are the things I am grateful for today.

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Gratitude Week – Day 3

I fell asleep hard on the couch last night before I got a chance to post my list for the day.  So, I’m posting now and you’ll probably see another one this evening. Today (Wednesday), I am grateful…. that I … Continue reading

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Gratitude Week – Day 2

Today, I am grateful for: that moment, first thing in the morning, when I wake up, before getting out of bed to start the day raking leaves in the nice warm weather yesterday (even if leaves keep falling), instead of … Continue reading

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Gratitude Week – Day 1

I am joining Michelle in her Gratitude Week. Today, I am grateful… for a quiet Monday morning with no appointments and no need to rush out the door for a warm sunny day in November that my dear friend who … Continue reading

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